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Buyer

Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q98949
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: apply@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: September 21, 2015 13:35

Job Description

My client, a sector leading entertainments company are looking for a buyer to join their team to buy new release and campaign products across a multiple of E-commerce platforms and also a retail estate.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Building strong relationships with suppliers
  • Manage a significant portfolio of partners / suppliers
  • Maximise sales, market segment share and profitability
  • Negotiation of cost prices and supplier support
  • Monitoring competition
  • Assist in sensible decision making processes for managing stock and inventory.
  • Defining and driving cost saving initiatives

Key skills:

  • E-commerce experience essential
  • Substantial experience in a buying/purchasing role
  • IT Literate (Excell in particular)
  • Experienced negotiator with excellent communication skills
  • Good Project management skills
  • Highly Analytical
  • Strong product knowledge and interest is highly preferential (Music/Films/TV)

If you are am organised decision maker wanting to work in an innovative and forward thinking company and believe you can operate with commercial awareness and a drive for results then please apply with your CV quoting reference Q98949

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.